1975 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1975 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1975 record 3–8 (0–7 Big 8)
Head coach Ellis Rainsberger (1st year)
Offensive coordinator Joe Pendry (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Dick Selcer (1st year)
Home stadium KSU Stadium
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Oklahoma + 6 1 0     11 1 0
#9 Nebraska + 6 1 0     10 2 0
#16 Colorado 5 2 0     9 3 0
Kansas 4 3 0     7 5 0
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     7 4 0
Missouri 3 4 0     6 5 0
Iowa State 1 6 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     3 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1975 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. The team's head football coach was Ellis Rainsberger, in his first of three years at the helm of the Wildcats. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. 1975 saw the wildcats finish with a record of 3–8, and a dismal 0–7 record in Big Eight Conference play.

1975 was the first time in school history that the Wildcats were shut out three times in one season; the other time was in 1980. The Wildcats were shut out by Texas A&M, Kansas, Nebraska.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
9/13/1975 at Tulsa* Skelly StadiumTulsa, Oklahoma W 17-16   34,000
9/20/1975 Wichita State* KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas W 32-0   31,000
9/27/1975 at Wake Forest* Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina W 17-16   17,700
10/4/1975 No. 6 Texas A&M* KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 0-10   37,100
10/11/1975 Iowa State KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 7-17   25,698
10/18/1975 No. 2 Oklahomadagger KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 3-25   33,196
10/25/1975 at No. 15 Missouridagger Faurot FieldColumbia, Missouri L 3-35   62,860
11/1/1975 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) L 0-28   50,538
11/8/1975 No. 3 Nebraska KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 0-12   41,300
11/15/1975 at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma L 3-56   40,100
11/22/1975 at No. 9 Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado L 7-33   44,345
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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